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Europe is set to become an even greater focus for global IP strategists

Saturday opinion: IAM’s new Europe editor Adam Houldsworth outlines some of the key developments making the continent a must-watch for patent professionals around the world

19 February 2022

CAFC patent decision could have major implications for originators and generics

Five takeaways from a Federal Circuit majority decision declining to rehear en banc a skinny label dispute between GSK and Teva

17 February 2022

Dusseldorf appeal court AASI rejection could see more SEP suits go to Munich

Pre-emptive injunctions will not be granted against implementers, says city’s Higher Regional Court, in second recent blow to Access Advance licensors

16 February 2022

Litigation finance will change how operating companies think about their patents, says senior Burford executive

Although only a small number of businesses have so far taken the plunge, says Katharine Wolanyk, that is set to change over the coming years

15 February 2022

Japanese and US entities are top foreign patent invalidation defendants in China

Despite some high-profile, international targets, though, the process is mostly used by and directed at domestic companies

15 February 2022

What Judge Leonard Stark’s departure means for the US’s second-busiest patent court

With the highly-experienced judge confirmed to the Federal Circuit, his former colleagues in Delaware will cover the 233 cases he was scheduled to hear Docket Navigator data suggests this might favour defendants

14 February 2022

Supreme People’s Court decision highlights Chinese pay-for-delay patent settlement pitfalls

Agreements ending patent invalidity challenges risk falling foul of the country’s Anti-Monopoly Law

14 February 2022

Samsung Display mulls patent assertion against Chinese upstarts

The world’s largest mobile OLED panel maker eyes offensive litigation plays to fend off market share erosion

11 February 2022

The truth about mobile SEP invalidation decisions in China

In an exclusive data analysis, Zhang Xin of Lung Tin Law Firm surveys over 250 challenges to wireless patents at the China National IP Administration and draws lessons for both petitioners and patentees

09 February 2022

Beijing High Court backs Michelin in invalidating copycat mark

A case involving Michelin demonstrates that if a contested mark is similar in pronunciation to the cited mark, it is likely to be invalidated on the grounds of causing confusion among consumers

09 February 2022

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